Mazda3 saloon (2009-2010): owner reviews

"With excellent build quality and lots of equipment, the fun-to-drive Mazda3 is a great alternative to the Ford Focus and VW Golf."

Carbuyer Rating

2.0 out of 5

Owners Rating

4.5 out of 5

Reviews

Owner Reviews

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  • 1 out of 5
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Common Problems

  • Other (3 cases)

Review 1 of 30

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

39
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

30
Tell us what you think about your car?
Have had no problems (yet)
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

36
Tell us what you think about your car?
Never let me down
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

38
Tell us what you think about your car?
No problems since purchase
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

35
Tell us what you think about your car?
Have had 3 Mazda 3's all been faultless
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

36
Tell us what you think about your car?
boot lock fell apart one day meaning couldn't close the boot lid, required a brand new boot lock, wasn't covered by warranty and cost best part of Ł200 in total repair bill. Other than that the car has never missed a beat, very reliable and good economy so far.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

46
Tell us what you think about your car?
My car has been faultless
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

Sport, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

40
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

47
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

54
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

40
Tell us what you think about your car?
I have had no issues since purchasing the car which has done 60000miles in under 3 years
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
No problems
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

50
Tell us what you think about your car?
Never had a problem with it
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

45
Tell us what you think about your car?
Excellent -no faults
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

takuya, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

30
Tell us what you think about your car?
No problems so far!
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

TS2, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
Overall very good. Small niggles like the speedometer cannot be easily seen, auto wipers are rubbish, no indication of what gear is selected when in fully auto mode, drivers seat not as comfortable as previous model.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Tell us what you think about your car?
Very good
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

34
Tell us what you think about your car?
Remote keyfob stopped working (replaced under warranty). i-stop battery also expired, outside warranty but Mazda and dealer made contributions.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

42
Tell us what you think about your car?
No problems at all
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

50
Tell us what you think about your car?
Not had any problems at all.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

56
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

55
Tell us what you think about your car?
Not happy with unreliable DPF warning light, unsatisfactory response from dealer. Otherwise great car.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

35
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

56
Tell us what you think about your car?
Only problem I have had, which was picked up during a routine service is a slight oil leak.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

38
Tell us what you think about your car?
Yet to fail.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

Sport, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
It is a practical, comfortable car to drive and be driven in. Excellent!
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

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